Tiffany O’Donnell

Dr. Tiffany O’Donnell, MD, CCFP, is a family physician in Halifax/Kjipuktuk, Nova Scotia. She currently practices out of the Sipekne’katik Health Centre in Sipekne’katik First Nation and Mobile Outreach Street Health (MOSH) in Halifax. She is certified in Addiction Medicine through the International Society of Addiction Medicine and is a consultant in Addiction Medicine for Nova Scotia Health. A previous board member of the East Coast Prison Justice Society, she has a special interest in prison health, and has been working on the development of a collaborative throughcare program with MOSH and community stakeholders such as the Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia, Coverdale Courtwork Society, and the John Howard Society.

Tiffany is a co-founder and co-chair of Doctors for Decriminalization, a national coalition of physicians who recognize the enormous harm caused by the criminalization of people who use substances, and advocates for evidence-informed drug policy. An assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Dalhousie University, Tiffany focuses her clinical teaching around trauma informed care, clinical advocacy, and harm reduction. She provides mentorship to colleagues through the Atlantic Mentorship Network for Pain and Addictions.

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